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Test subject sitting at the controls: Project LOLA or Lunar Orbit and Landing Approach was a simulator built at Langley to study problems related to landing on the lunar surface. It was a complex project that cost nearly $2 million dollars. James Hansen wrote: "This simulator was designed to provide a pilot with a detailed visual encounter with the lunar surface; the machine consisted primarily of a cockpit, a closed-circuit TV system, and four large murals or scale models representing...
Topics: What -- Moon, Where -- Langley Research Center (LaRC)
Source: http://nix.ksc.nasa.gov/info?id=EL-2002-00337&orgid=1